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18F-FDG-PET CT features of colo-colic intussusceptions in patient with colonic carcinoma


Ahmad Saad, Fathinul Fikri and Abdullah, Noraini Sarina and Samat, Shahrin and Nordin, Abdul Jalil (2016) 18F-FDG-PET CT features of colo-colic intussusceptions in patient with colonic carcinoma. Pertanika Journal of Science & Technology, 24 (2). pp. 393-396. ISSN 0128-7680; ESSN: 2231-8526


Colo-colic intussusception is a rare manifestation of a primary tumour in an adult patient. This article aims to document the rarity of colo-colic intussusception features on the 18 FDG-PET-CT in a patient with primary colonic carcinoma. An 18 FDG-PET-CT was performed for the purpose of pretreatment staging of a colonic carcinoma in a 61-year-old man following a diagnostic colosnoscopic biopsy. He presented with abdominal distension and peri-rectal bleeding for a month. The fused 18 F-FDG PET-CT image revealed an FDG-avid mass in the left hemicolon showing a rim of FDG avidity denoting the head of intussusceptum. There are also multiple FDG-avid nodules seen along the anti-mesenteric colonic fat suspicious for lymph nodes metastasis. Debulking of tumour revealed a mucinous adenocarcinoma of colon with a metastatic lymph node. 18 FDG PET-CT features of intussusception in colonic carcinoma have never been described before. It can potentially become a preferred diagnostic tool in delineating a potential tumour mass within the intussusceptions that help improve prognosis in patients with malignancy.

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Item Type: Article
Divisions: Centre For Diagnostic Nuclear Imaging
Publisher: Universiti Putra Malaysia Press
Keywords: Adult intussusception; Colo-colonic intussusceptions; Colonic carcinoma; FDG PET-CT; Synchronous tumour
Depositing User: Nurul Ainie Mokhtar
Date Deposited: 03 Aug 2016 02:03
Last Modified: 03 Aug 2016 02:03
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/29359
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